VHS tapes have been replaced with DVDs. Saturday morning cartoon blocks no longer air on television. Nickelodeon and Disney Channel have both declined in quality with their over-abundance of teen sitcoms. And now Toys R Us is fated to meet Circuit City and Sears in the great shopping mall in the sky.
Yes, this year will mark the last generation of children who can say that they didn’t want to grow up, that they were Toys R Us kids, as the titular toy store chain has since declared bankruptcy and will be closing down its stores worldwide. If you want to learn how this came to be, I suggest watching Moviebob’s video here. (Hint: It wasn't the internet that killed it. It’s all Mitt Romney’s fault.)
I know this is technically not Disney-related, but many Disney toys were sold in these stores, so close enough. Not to mention no other time would be better to send off this once great purveyor of childhood nostalgia. So here are several Toys R Us commercials to help us cope through the grief:
To wish this toy store goodbye on memory lane, VISIT MY BLOG HERE.
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